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Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis' The letter states that despite USA withdrawal, signatories will seek to uphold the commitments of the Paris Agreement, a global pledge to curb greenhouse gas emissions, within their own cities. The coalition, calling itself " We are still in ", includes leaders from nine states, 125 cities, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities. [Full Article...]

Super Eagles arrive Uyo, to train Tuesday morning

Super Eagles arrive Uyo, to train Tuesday morning The Franco-German, who pointed at the fact that the Bafana Bafana has not lost any of their matches in the last two years, posits that Saturday's encounter may be a little hard. "Nigeria are a proud and confident team but I still believe we have now overcome that psychological barrier of not having beaten them in a competitive match; yet we could have done so in the past two games", reflected Hl... [Full Article...]

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track Colorado companies including Western Union, New Belgium Brewing and several ski resorts have joined hundreds of USA mayors, governors and chief executives, all promising to make good on the nation's commitment to reach climate goals set in Paris. [Full Article...]

Police name two London attackers

Police name two London attackers As attention fell on Butt's path to extremism, British media reported he featured in a Channel 4 documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door " and numerous people alarmed by his views had gone to the authorities. 'But it's also about the powers that we give to the police. "A very high priority for us is to try to understand whether they were working with anybody else", she said. [Full Article...]

Saudi Minister Says Qatar Must End Support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

Saudi Minister Says Qatar Must End Support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood The minister did not specify what he wanted from Qatar, saying that "a number of steps can be taken, they know it". When asked whether there could be military measures should Doha not change course, Jubeir said: "I hope not". If the Trump administration was this concerned about the Qatari funding for terror groups, shouldn't we have relocated CENTCOM's operations first? Soccer's world gove... [Full Article...]

UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

It's the worst diplomatic crisis to strike the region since the 1991 Gulf War. Foreigners residing in Qatar and in possession of a Qatari residence visa would also not be eligible for visa on arrival in the UAE , Etihad spokesman said in an email. [Full Article...]

How the opinion polls have changed during the election campaign

The newspaper said it did not believe Brexit would happen under Labour , and warned that electing a government led by left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would be "the gravest mistake this country has ever made". But polls are snapshots of opinion, not forecasts, and things could look very different once the actual results arrive. In the past week we have seen Conservative leads ranging f... [Full Article...]

London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen Her family said in a statement they are grieving for their "beautiful, loving daughter and sister". "Hearing his painful sobs on the phone while he's alone trying to deal with this tears me apart", Rowe wrote. The foreign ministry in Berlin said Germans were also among the injured, one of them seriously. "We need to properly fund our police service and fund our security and intelligence services... [Full Article...]

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help Moon has said he will travel to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong Un , but has not set a date for such a visit. "We will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces", Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry declared in a statement cited by DW.com, as the country declared that it "will move forward towards the final victory". [Full Article...]

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help Moon has said he will travel to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong Un , but has not set a date for such a visit. "We will not flinch from the road to build up nuclear forces", Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry declared in a statement cited by DW.com, as the country declared that it "will move forward towards the final victory". [Full Article...]

British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor But Johnson also said he there was "no reason" to cancel Trump's state visit. Khan, in an interview with the Time magazine, even said that if Trump becomes the president, he will be stopped from entering the U.S. "The United States Conference of Mayors stands today united with Mayor Sadiq Khan of London and the people of London". We have a special relationship and we should work closely wi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

The official reason given by Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf nations for severing the ties has been that Qatar has been funding terrorism. US President Donald Trump - pictured during the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 21 May. [Full Article...]

Ahead of Comey testimony, Republicans prep response efforts -- and brace

The other key issues Comey will address are clear, a source adds - the allegation that Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him shortly after he took office, and the President's request to ease up on the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn in the FBI probe into possible collusion with Russian Federation by Trump associates. [Full Article...]

Police arrest man at Heathrow in connection to concert blast

Police arrest man at Heathrow in connection to concert blast Ismail Abedi, 23, was arrested in the street in Chorlton on Tuesday May 23, the day after the terror attack on Manchester Arena which killed 22 people including seven children. Though Abedi seems to have acted alone the night of the attack, police said that doesn't mean he did not have help in the lead-up. Abedi's brother, Ismail, was released on Monday. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea

Spokeswoman Hua Chunying, speaking at a regular Beijing briefing, also cited China's "enormous efforts" to reach a peaceful settlement of the North Korea nuclear issue. China - a Russian ally - has pitted itself against its smaller neighbours in claiming disputed islands, coral reefs and lagoons in the South China Sea. [Full Article...]

London Bridge attackers named as pre-election heat rises

London Metropolitan Police have identified two of the three attackers involved in Saturday's violent rampage on and around London Bridge, releasing photos of Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane and asking the public for help in tracing their movements. [Full Article...]

British govt, London mayor clash over United Kingdom invite to Trump

British govt, London mayor clash over United Kingdom invite to Trump Boris Johnson said Khan had been "entirely right" in his exchange with Trump in the wake of a weekend terrorist attack in London which killed seven people, but added there was no reason to cancel the state visit, which Prime Minister Theresa May invited Trump to during her USA visit in January. [Full Article...]

General election 2017: Corbyn sidesteps Dugdale referendum row

General election 2017: Corbyn sidesteps Dugdale referendum row Independence remains the defining issue - almost three years after Scotland voted by 55 per cent to remain a part of the United Kingdom. He said: "Kezia Dugdale has spent this campaign claiming she opposes a second independence referendum, now we learn she's been having private chats with Nicola Sturgeon about her support for it". [Full Article...]

Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges Asked repeated questions by reporters about Trump's tweets , White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday , "They matter in the sense that it gives him a communications tool, again that isn't filtered through media bias". The timing couldn't have been better, as Trump spent Monday morning on a remarkable tear of shit-posting, starting with a misrepresentation of statements by the... [Full Article...]

3 militants, Army officer, civilian killed in Nagaland operation

3 militants, Army officer, civilian killed in Nagaland operation Major David Manlum, the deceased jawan, was from the Territorial Army Naga battalion and posted to Assam Rifles. At least three terrorists of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) were killed and one Assam Rifles (AR) officer lost his life in an encounter in Monday district in Nagaland on Wednesday, according to media reports. [Full Article...]


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